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February 21, 2024  
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Vanguard Bank & Trust Company Provides SBA Loan to Buy Kids Discovery Franchise

Need money to purchase a Kids Discovery franchise? Vanguard Bank & Trust Company has a history of making these loans and they are guaranteed by the SBA.

Want to borrow money to buy a Kids Discovery franchise? If so, here's a 2003 SBA franchise loan that you should know about. Vanguard Bank & Trust Company was the lender and the entrepreneur was based in Crestview, Florida.

SBA Loan Borrower


SBA Loan Lender


This lender issued this small business loan under the 7A SBA program, in which the SBA provides guaranteed loans to small business owners. This lending program was started in 1953. In the early days of the SBA, these loans were issued directly by the SBA. Today, SBA loans are issued primarily through approved banks and lenders.

SBA Loan Program Type

This loan was issued as a general business loan.


624410 - Child Day Care Services

Loan Approval Date


Loan Approval Gross Amount


Loan Approval from the SBA

Of the total $1,502,500 loan amount, the SBA guaranteed $999,989.

More Information on This SBA Loan

The borrower borrowed this money for a new business. This loan was used to buy a Kids Discovery franchise. At the time of the loan, the company had 25 employees. This SBA loan request did not indicate that the SBA funding recipient planned to use the money to increase staffing levels or retain any existing employees.

Great, But How Can I Get an SBA Loan for My Business?

Every year, the SBA guarantees over $10 billion for loans just like this one.

SBA loan guarantees are not loans per se. The SBA simply guarantees the loan, but banks and other lending institutions grant you the loan and give you the money. So, just as this company walked into Vanguard Bank & Trust Company and applied for an SBA loan, you have to do the same thing. You need to demonstrate business strength and potential, but the sooner you start, the faster you'll get the money if you qualify!

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